Sebastian Ofner (born 12 May 1996) is an Austrian tennis player.

Sebastian Ofner
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Country (sports) Austria
ResidenceSankt Marein im Mürztal, Austria
Born (1996-05-12) 12 May 1996 (age 23)
Bruck an der Mur, Austria
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachWolfgang Thiem
Prize money$461,843
Singles
Career record7–8
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 126 (6 May 2019)
Current rankingNo. 165 (30 September 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2019)
French OpenQ2 (2019)
Wimbledon3R (2017)
US OpenQ2 (2018)
Doubles
Career record0–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 299 (27 May 2017)
Current rankingNo. 483 (30 September 2019)
Last updated on: 4 October 2019.

Ofner has a career high ATP singles ranking of 126 achieved on 6 May 2019. He was a semifinalist at the 2017 Generali Open Kitzbühel in his home country.

Professional careerEdit

2017Edit

Ofner made his ATP main draw debut at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships after going through qualifying, defeating Kimmer Coppejans, Miljan Zekić and Jay Clarke. In the first round, he beat Thomaz Bellucci in straight sets. In the next round, he upset world No. 18 Jack Sock in a five-setter.[1]

In August, Ofner caused another surprise in front of his home crowd at the 2017 Generali Open Kitzbühel by defeating first seed Pablo Cuevas as a wild card in the second round.[2] He then won over Renzo Olivo to reach the semifinals where he fell to João Sousa.

2018Edit

Ofner won his maiden ATP Challenger title at the President's Cup in Astana.

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 14 (7–7)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (2–2)
ITF Futures Tour (5–5)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4–5)
Clay (3–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2015 Austria F8, Vogau Futures Clay   Dmitry Popko 0–6, 2–6
Loss 0–2 Apr 2016 Turkey F14, Antalya Futures Hard   Marc Sieber 7–5, 5–7, 3–6
Win 1–2 Jul 2016 Austria F3, Bad Waltersdorf Futures Clay   Corentin Denolly 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Win 2–2 Aug 2016 Austria F5, Innsbruck Futures Clay   Gonçalo Oliveira 6–2, 6–3
Win 3–2 Sep 2016 Austria F5, St. Pölten Futures Clay   Riccardo Bellotti 7–5, 6–4
Loss 3–3 Nov 2016 Greece F10, Heraklion Futures Hard   Václav Šafránek 6–4, 3–6, 5–7
Win 4–3 Nov 2016 Greece F11, Heraklion Futures Hard   Dominik Kellovský 7–6(8–6), 6–4
Loss 4–4 Dec 2016 Qatar F5, Doha Futures Hard   Ramkumar Ramanathan 5–7, 3–6
Loss 4–5 Dec 2016 Qatar F6, Doha Futures Hard   Ramkumar Ramanathan 5–7, 3–6
Win 5–5 Feb 2017 Turkey F5, Antalya Futures Hard   Michal Konečný 3–6, 6–1, 6–2
Loss 5–6 May 2017 Mestre, Italy Challenger Clay   João Domingues 6–7(4–7), 4–6
Win 6–6 Jul 2018 Astana, Kazakhstan Challenger Hard   Daniel Brands 7–6(7–5), 6–3
Win 7–6 May 2019 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Challenger Hard   John-Patrick Smith 7–6(10–8), 3–6, 6–3
Loss 7–7 Nov 2019 Ortisei, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Jannik Sinner 2-6, 4-6

Doubles: 9 (3–6)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (1–1)
ITF Futures Tour (2–5)
Titles by Surface
Hard (3–1)
Clay (0–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2013 Austria F5, Bad Waltersdorf Futures Clay   Patrick Ofner   Philip Lang
  Richard Ruckelshausen
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Loss 0–2 Jul 2015 Austria F5, Bad Waltersdorf Futures Clay   Philip Lang   Tom Kočevar-Dešman
  Lucas Miedler
2–6, 2–6
Loss 0–3 Jul 2016 Austria F3, Bad Waltersdorf Futures Clay   Sebastian Bader   Bernd Kossler
  Gregor Ramskogler
4–6, 6–2, [4–10]
Loss 0–4 Aug 2016 Austria F6, Vogau Futures Clay   Lenny Hampel   Hugo Dellien
  Federico Zeballos
5–7, 4–6
Win 1–4 Nov 2016 Greece F11, Heraklion Futures Hard   Lenny Hampel   Domagoj Bilješko
  Antun Vidak
7–5, 6–2
Loss 1–5 Dec 2016 Qatar F4, Doha Futures Hard   Lenny Hampel   James Marsalek
  Jonny O'Mara
4–6, 4–6
Win 2–5 Feb 2017 Turkey F4, Antalya Futures Hard   Alexander Erler   Volodymyr Uzhylovskyi
  Anton Zaitcev
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 2–6 Jun 2018 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Challenger Clay   Lucas Miedler   Lorenzo Giustino
  Gonçalo Oliveira
2–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 3–6 Apr 2019 León, Mexico Challenger Hard   Lucas Miedler   Matt Reid
  John-Patrick Smith
4–6, 6–4, [10–6]

Singles performance timelineEdit

Current through the 2019 Australian Open.

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q1 Q2 0–0
French Open A A A Q1 Q2 0–0
Wimbledon A A 3R Q1 Q1 2–1
US Open A A Q1 Q2 Q1 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 2–1
National representation
Davis Cup A A A Z1 0–1
Career statistics
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 5–3 1–3 0–0 6–6
Year-end ranking 743 288 143 179

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "#NextGenATP Ofner Enjoying Dream Run At Wimbledon". ATP World Tour. 6 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Six Seeds Fall In Kitzbühel". ATP World Tour. 2 August 2017.

External linksEdit